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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

News Archive for 2020

YPSA distributes food among low-income people in Rangamati – Coronavirus pandemic

Woman receiving food

Low-income people across the country struggle to survive as they remained without any work following the restrictive measures taken to tackle the coronavirus. YPSA has taken an initiative to provide […]

YPSA initiatives to the response to COVID-19 in greater Chattogram, Bangladesh

The World Health Organization has already declared the corona virus a pandemic, and the number of cases continues to rise worldwide. Bangladesh Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) […]

U.S Ambassador Mr. Earl R. Miller visited YPSA program in Chattogram

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The U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Earl R. Miller visited a community outreach screening activity on Maternal, Newborn and Children Health (MNCH) issue with the women group of YPSA PROYASH […]

YPSA observed International Women’s Day 2020

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International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by women, who have played an extraordinary […]

Dry Been (Khisya) Processed and increasing of income of entrepreneurs through marketing

  Promoting Agricultural Commercialization and Enterprises (PACE) project চট্টগ্রামের সীতাকুণ্ডে শিমের বীজ (খাইস্যা) প্রকৃিয়াজাতকরণ বাজারজাতকরণের মাধ্যমে উদ্যোক্তাদের আয় বৃদ্ধি প্রকল্প। Implemented by YPSA and supported by PKSF.

YPSA wins the Zero Project Award 2020

Vashkar receiving the award.

YPSA has been awarded the Zero Project Award 2020 with “Capacity Building Activities for the Production of Books in Accessible Formats”.  9th Zero Project Conference which took place from 19th […]

Footbridge over Shitol Jhorna canal lauched

Launching ceremony

A footbridge over Shitol Jhorna canal besides the Roufabad railway crossing has been constructed jointly by WDMC, Save the Children, BRAC and YPSA. The long-awaited Shitol Jhorna footbridge was inaugurated […]

Training on “Search, Rescue, First aid & Fire Fighting for Urban Community Volunteers” started

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A three-day training on “Search, Rescue, First aid & Fire Fighting for Urban Community Volunteers” started at the Chandanpura Fire Service and Civil Defense Station on 11th February, 2020. The […]

Free eye treatment and diabetes test camp held in Rangamati

Speech by Upazila Chairmen

A day-long free eye treatment and diabetes test camp was held at the YPSA Kaukali branch office of Rangamati on 12 February under the ENRICH Program of YPSA. Chairman of […]

Orientation on YPSA’s Child Protection Policy and Gender Policy held at Cox’s Bazar

Orientation on YPSA’s Child Protection Policy and Gender Policy Cox’s Bazar

Women in Bangladesh, including South Asia, are persecuted only because of their gender identity. Women are deprived of their basic rights in all areas including food, health, education, security, physical […]

Annual Staff Get-Together held in Cox’s Bazar

Annual Staff Get-together

YPSA has been implementing various humanitarian and social development activities in all the upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district since 2001. After 25 August 2017, nearly one million forcibly displaced Myanmar […]

Inception meeting of Inclusion Works (IW) project held

Signing by Mayor

YPSA and ADD International Bangladesh jointly organized a district level inception meeting of Inclusion Works (IW) project at the City Corporation Conference Room, Chottogram today, 10th February 2020. YPSA (Young […]

Public hearing on legal aid on government’s expense

Speech by Chief guest

Cox’s Bazar Upazila Legal Aid Committee and YPSA jointly organized a public hearing on legal assistance at government’s cost to people unable to pay legal expenses. Cox’s Bazar District Legal […]

YPSA received eNGO Challenge Award 2020

Md. Arifur Rahman receiving the award

YPSA has received eNGO Challenge Award 2020 under the category “Education & Learning”. YPSA has been recognized as the winner in South Asia.  The eNGO Challenge is aimed to recognize, […]

Twenty Social Action Projects taken by Youth Leaders for Community’s Sustainable Changes

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YPSA is the implementing partner of British Council Active Citizens Bangladesh  Programme. Under this programme YPSA has trained about 300 youth leaders in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar District. The programme […]

YPSA took part in the ‘Person with Disabilities Job Fair-2020’ in Dhaka

State Minister visits YPSA stall

State minister for ICT, Zunaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated the ‘Person with Disabilities Job Fair-2020’ held at NGO Affairs Bureau premises in Agargaon, Dhaka on 11th January. Bangladesh Computer Council in […]

YPSA organized NGO Coordination Meeting


YPSA initiated NGO coordination meeting under Proyash Phase II supported by Save the Children on 6th January, 2020. The program was facilitated by Nasim Banu, Deputy Director of Social Development, […]

Vashkar Donated his UNESCO Prize Money to YPSA

Cheque handover

Last Thursday evening, on an auspicious ceremony, Vashkar Bhattacharjee officially handed over a cheque of 1,500,000 BDT to YPSA chief executive Md. Arifur Rahman. It was the monetary portion of […]

Aged people at Sandwip received blankets and “The Best Elderly Award”

Distribution of award crest

YPSA has distributed 180 Blankets, 30 walking sticks among older people of Sandwip Upazila under the project Uplifting the Quality of the Lives of the Elderly People Programme supported by […]